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ICT Regulations and Governance
Ministry of Communication and IT, Ethiopia
Supported the Ministry of Communication and IT (MCIT) to create an ICT regulatory and governance system that enables them to regulate and enforce ICT standards, laws, frameworks and guidelines across the country in a manner that fosters the policy and development objectives of the country. KCL engaged various stakeholders about their vision for ICT in Ethiopia, identifying national strategic issues and priorities, as well as reviewing existing ICT laws and regulation.
Business Model and Management Structure
Ministry of Telecommunications, Information, Communication and Parliamentary Relations and the ICT Executive Secretariat (SETIC), Burundi
Government wanted to create a National Research and Education Network—Burundi Education and Research Network (BERNet) to service higher education and research organisations in the country. KCL helped develop a comprehensive business model for BERNet, provided assessment of current context, proposed improvements as well as technical and equipment/physical needs for its setup.
Counterfeit Mobile Phones
Uganda Communications Commission, Uganda
To establish scale and magnitude of counterfeit mobile phones in Uganda, KCL worked with various stakeholders to examine the nature of the mobile phone business value-chain and assess the level of awareness and knowledge about counterfeit phones across the country. KCL then proposed recommendations and actions to help curb the proliferation of counterfeit mobile phones in Uganda.
Namibia Communications Commission, Namibia
Transforming the Namibia Communications Commission (NCC) from a directly supervised department under a government ministry, albeit with its own board, into an independent sector regulator. In this project, Tusu provided team and thought leadership, leading a team that helped transition the telecommunication sector from a near monopoly to a fully liberalised sector with an independent regulator.
Feasibility for extension of Africa Connect
European Commission, West and Central Africa
AfricaConnect links academic and research institutions in West and Central Africa and to their peers in other continents via the GEANT. The project reviewed NREN readiness, analysed policy and regulatory environment as well as resulting market conditions, assessed ICT infrastructure, explored potential ICT application and services, as well as other parameters to demonstrated the socio-economic impact of RENs.
Integrating ICT in Education
African Development Bank, World Bank, and African Union Commission
Examined best practices, opportunities, and barriers to the integration of ICT in education in order to transform the education sector across Africa in collaboration with ICT Development Associates and Neil Butcher Associates. Made recommendations to African governments and development partners about approaches to take and priority action areas for the integration of ICT in education in ways that will achieve transformative impact.
eServices Quality Management Framework
Ministry of Communication and IT (MCIT), Ethiopia
Developed a national framework to guide and manage the quality of the various electronic services that will be developed by government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as per Ethiopian eGovernment Strategy.
Business Process Outsourcing in Africa
World Bank, Multiple African Countries
Analysed ICT sector development across 12 different African countries with a focus on stimulating the potential for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and other ICT Enabled Services (ITES).